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All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Related topics: Wisdom Open Choice Deep

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

 

I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God,
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children
to the third and fourth generations.
- Exodus 20:5

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
First,
by reflection, which is noblest; Second,
by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience,
which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

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I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

Don't forget Mother's Day.
Or as they call it in Beverly Hills,
Dad's Third Wife Day.
- Jay Leno

If we were to select the most intelligent,
imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind,
all races would be present.
- Franz Boas

When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win,
second or third place is not enough.
- Ayrton Senna

Some people are born on third base and go through life
thinking they hit a triple.
- Barry Switzer

I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first,
friends and family second and you third,
we won't ever have an argument.
- Jeff Foxworthy

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

Clarke's Third Law:
Any sufficiently advanced technology
is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Life is a moderately good play
with a badly written third act.
- Truman Capote

Try a thing you haven't done three times.
Once, to get over the fear of doing it.
Twice, to learn how to do it.
And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
- Virgil Thomson

The second draft is on yellow paper,
that's when I work on characterizations.
The third is pink, I work on story motivations.
Then blue, that's where I cut, cut, cut.
- Jacqueline Susann

There are three signs of senility.
The first sign is that a man forgets his theorems.
The second sign is that he forgets to zip up.
The third sign is that he forgets to zip down.
- Paul Erdos

Downloading is definitely on the rise,
but not because it's free - that's probably third on the list -
but because it's immediate and the selection is virtually unlimited.
- Don Rose

These companies know that at their current size they're
not going to be big enough to have the necessary capital,
and they don't have enough spectrum to get to the third generation.
- Steve Largent

You're born with two strikes against you,
so don't take a third one on your own.
- Connie Mack

My first duty to write a gripping yarn.
Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel.
Only third comes the idea.
- David Brin

We are a vibrant first-world country,
but we have a humbling third-world memory.
- Mary McAleese

It's easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate
on the subject of the Third World debts.
- Roger Moore

I went to a rare live Van Dyke show and met him there.
And then he came to a show of mine and we spoke back stage.
The third time was at Brian Wilson's birthday party.
- Matthew Sweet

First, make yourself a reputation for being a creative genius.
Second, surround yourself with partners who are better than you are.
Third, leave them to go get on with it.
- David Ogilvy

Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly
attributable to women's physiology.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Of course, Third World leaders love you.
By ascribing third world ills to First World sins,
you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance.
- John McCarthy

My mother's studies stopped with the third year of primary school,
my father with the first.
They taught me a deep sense of duty.
But nobody was involved in politics in my family.
- Emma Bonino

Not all lucid dreams are useful but they all have a
sense of wonder about them.
If you must sleep through a third of your life,
why should you sleep through your dreams,
too?
- Stephen LaBerge

When you get to your third millionth frequent flyer mile,
I think something snaps in your brain.
- Jeff Foxworthy

The third year of MASH was when I realized I was a hit.
- Jamie Farr

Good God, if our civilization were to sober up for
a couple of days it'd die of remorse on the third.
- Malcolm Lowry

A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead
in the third quarter and moving the ball,
they can't fire you.
- Lou Holtz

When I first concluded to print the book,
I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person.
- John Sergeant Wise

The first time you marry for love, the second for money,
and the third for companionship.
- Jackie Kennedy

It's also possible to have two third person singular points of view,
as represented by two characters through whose eyes
the story is told in alternating chapters,
say.
- Arthur Herzog

It feels like my job is to support people.
I support great artists.
When I worked with a symphony, I sat in the third chair,
not the first chair.
- Nile Rodgers

My own experience in the third world was that even
if people started to make more money,
the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.
- David Korten

Much of what we see in America, what most people feel
has been progress and good things,
have been brought about by the existence of third parties.
- Peter Camejo

Conservatives and liberals alike have been waiting
for this moment for a third of a century.
- Michael Kinsley

There are three secrets to managing.
The first secret is have patience.
The second is be patient.
And the third most important secret is patience.
- Chuck Tanner

In the second and third debates the jacket has a generally
padded shape across a large part of the entire back
which tapers inward toward the spine in a downward direction.
- Robert Nelson

After I did the first Die Hard I said I'd never do another,
same after I did the second one and the third.
The whole genre was running itself into the ground.
- Bruce Willis

As you know, when Star Trek was canceled after the second season,
it was the activism of the fans that revived it for a third season.
- George Takei

I therefore shared fully the intense chagrin of the
New York and other State delegations when,
on the third ballot, Abraham Lincoln received a larger vote than Seward.
- Henry Villard

The third time you say a thing it sounds like a lie.
- Harrison Ford

A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong.
A model has a third possibility: it may be right,
but irrelevant.
- Manfred Eigen

In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations:
fight or flee.
In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative;
fight,
flee - or laugh.
- Robert Orben

The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem
European countries face where second and third generation
immigrants still do not consider themselves French,
German, or English.
- Bobby Jindal

Ambient Devices is what I call part of the Third Wave of Internet devices.
- David Rose

The fat lady hasn't sung yet.
We'll wait until we get a look at what is in the motion passed on third reading.
- Bobby Orr

The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation
pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.
- Voltaire

He that rebels against reason is a real rebel,
but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny
has a better title to Defender of the Faith,
than George the Third.
- Thomas Paine

I wish my readers took less of my time -
about a third of my working time goes to them -
but I love and need them all.
- Piers Anthony

I cannot tell you what it means when children recognize.
This is about the third generation for me.
And when kids that small recognize me,
it really pleases me, very gratifying.
- Dick Van Dyke

Because tobacco is responsible for an impressive one-third of cancers,
prevention efforts naturally begin with it.
- Bernard Levin

There are three methods to gaining wisdom.
The first is reflection, which is the highest.
The second is limitation, which is the easiest.
The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

Life is the first gift, love is the second,
and understanding the third.
- Marge Piercy

I'd love to go back and teach primary school.
I used to teach fourth grade and fifth grade.
I'd love to spend several years teaching kindergarten or maybe third grade.
- Jonathan Kozol

I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind
or to make it my second or third sport in college.
- Ryne Sandberg

Watching the scenes out of New Orleans,
if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country.
But it's not.
it's the United States of America.
- Al Roker

That's what my Dad always told me, on the ballot,
they should always have a third choice,
like none of the above, then if enough people picked that,
they'd have to get new candidates.
- Meg White

We are 5 percent of the global population and consume
a third of the total resources -
on some level we should all feel guilty relative to the world.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

There are three things I always forget.
Names, faces and...
the third I can't remember.
- Italo Svevo

There is other disturbing facts surround the hideous 911 attacks,
which my family and I could see from the third floor
bathroom window of our homes!
- Amiri Baraka

Rendezvous day is the third day of our mission,
and that's a big day for us.
- Duane G. Carey

But just as I was ready to call it quits,
I got the necessary money from a third party,
who had been instructed by Bing to help me out,
without letting me know where the help came from.
- Bob Crosby

In the studio system, things are expected of a film.
By the first, second, third act, there's a generic
language that comes out of the more commercial system.
- Ralph Fiennes

On occasion we need to make a second effort -
and a third effort,
and a fourth effort, and as many degrees of effort
as may be required to accomplish what we strive to achieve.
- Thomas S. Monson


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